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Duke Ellington Orchestra Concert – Massey Hall, Toronto December 27th 1945 001

Duke Ellington Orchestra Concert – Massey Hall, Toronto December 27th 1945 001

Program for a Duke Ellington concert in Massey Hall, Toronto, December 27th 1945. Songs that will be performed along with band member information are provided.

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DUKE ELLINGTON CONCERT-1945
PERSONNEL: Otto Hardwick, Johnny Hodges, Al Sears, Jimmy Hamilton, Harry Carney, saxophones; Lawrence Brown, Claude Jones, Wilbur de Paris, trombones; Taft Jordon, William Anderson, Shelton Hemphill, Francis Williams, trumpets; Oscar Pettiford, bass; Fred Guy, guitar; Sonny Greer, drums; Duke Ellington, piano.
1. CARAVAN .................................................. Juan Tizol — Ellington
(Orchestra)
2. IN A MELLOW TONE.
(Taft Jordan, trumpet)
3. SOLID, OLDMAN Ellington
(Orchestra)
4. SONO Ellington
(Harry Carney, baritone saxophone)
5. RUGGED ROMEO.......................’.......................................................................... Ellington
(Orchestra)
6. GERCE Ellington
(Lawrence Brown, trombone)
7: AIR CONDITIONED JUNGLE ..................................................................................... Ellington
(Jimmy Hamilton, clarinet)
8. EXCERPTS FROM BLACK, BROWN AND BEIGE AND PERFUME SUITE
(Orchestra)
—Ellington
9. BUGLE BREAK EXTENDED Mercer Ellington. Billy Slrayhorn, Ellington
INTERMISSION
10. TAKE THE A TRAIN Billy Strayhorn
(Orchestra; Duke Ellington, piano)
11. THE TONAL GROUP—
a. Fugue
b. Rhapsadittii .............................................................................. Ellington
c. Concerto for jam Band
(Featuring Lawrence Brown, trombone; Taft Jordan, trumpet:
Jimmy Hamilton, clarinet; Harry Carney, baritone saxophone.)
12. BASSIST AND ME ....................... .. Ellington
(Oscar Pettiford, string bass; Duke Ellington, piano)
13. GROUP —
a. Diminuendo in Blue.................................................................................. Ellington
b. Transblucency Strayhorn and Ellington
c. Crescendo in Blue................................................................................... Ellington
14. MAGENTA HAZE ................................................................................................Ellington
(Johnny Hodges, alto saxophone)
15. HOMETOWN .................. William Anderson, Duke Ellington
(William Anderson, trumpet; Al Sears, tenor saxophone)
16. SUBURBANITE................................................................................................. Ellington
(Al Sears, tenor saxophone)
17. SONGS, featuring Albert Hibbler, vocalist.
18. RIFFIN’ DRILL .............................................................................................. Ellington
(Lawrence Brown, trombone)
GOD SAVE THE KING
Programme may be changed or altered by Mr. Ellington according to request numbers received.
Concert Management — Bert Mitford